Food + Drink | Restaurants

Sorrow Drowner reopens with renewed focus on food and drink

Nov 23, 2022 • 3 min. read

When refrigerator issues forced The Sorrow Drowner to close this summer, owner Alfred Wheatley used that time to regroup and retool for an improved second opening of the adventure-themed tiki bar in September....

Health + Wellness | Health Care Providers

Local SHIIP counselors demystify Medicare

Nov 23, 2022 • 5 min. read

As the Dec. 7 deadline for the annual Medicare open enrollment period draws nearer, older adults with Medicare coverage are encouraged to participate in what New Hanover County Senior Resource Center officials call a “Medicare checkup” to ensure proper prescription drug coverage for the coming year....

Food + Drink | Local Food

The Green House Restaurant’s Parker Lewin talks art and science of mushrooms

Nov 17, 2022 • 4 min. read

Cooler weather coupled with lingering humidity in the Wilmington area creates ideal conditions for mushroom cultivation. As more exotic varieties pop up at farmers markets and grocery stores, The Green House Restaurant chef de cuisine Parker Lewin offers some advice for those looking to enjoy the bounty of the season at home....

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Living like a local: Wilmington wonderland

Nov 15, 2022 • 4 min. read

No matter where Living Like a Local columnist Karen Bright and her family travel to for Thanksgiving, they always return to Wilmington in time to celebrate the holiday season at their favorite local events....

Homes + Communities | Communities

Blast from the Past: Scallywags of Southeastern North Carolina

Nov 9, 2022 • 4 min. read

Blast from the Past is a recurring feature where stories from the Cape Fear region’s history are shared. For this installment, local historian and publisher Jack E. Fryar Jr. describes Stede Bonnet’s ramshackle run at piracy in the area, including his relationship with the infamous pirate Blackbeard....

Lifestyles + Connections | Community Involvement

Business Journal's 2023 Book On Business: Call For Artists

Nov 7, 2022 • 2 min. read

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal is accepting submissions from local artists  – original paintings and drawings that reflect Wilmington-area landmarks, events, communities, native wildlife or landscapes. Selected works will be included in the 2023 Book of Business....

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Singing programs for older adults plan Wilmington debut

Nov 7, 2022 • 3 min. read

Encore Creativity for Older Adults is launching new two singing groups in January, both non-auditioned and open to anyone. The organization, which has programs in nearly 30 other communities, specializes in creating an empowering and enriching experience for older adults....

Food + Drink | Drinks

Mannkind Brewing plans entry into Leland market

Nov 3, 2022 • 3 min. read

It wasn’t a giant leap for Mannkind Brewing owners Jeremy and Cassie Mann to recognize a prime business opportunity when they moved to the Leland area two years ago. Jeremy Mann said he and his wife, who are home brewers and beer enthusiasts, saw the lack of options on their side of the bridge and knew they could be part of the solution....

Food + Drink | Restaurants

Cuisine, community served at Supper Clubs

Nov 2, 2022 • 3 min. read

A different dinner experience is on the menu at The Getaway Café and Provisions. Supper Clubs, which debuted earlier this month, were envisioned as an effortless way for people to get together and try new food....


Food + Drink | Restaurants

Sorrow Drowner reopens with renewed focus on food and drink

Nov 23, 2022 • 3 min. read

When refrigerator issues forced The Sorrow Drowner to close this summer, owner Alfred Wheatley used that time to regroup and retool for an improved second opening of the adventure-themed tiki bar in September.

Health + Wellness | Health Care Providers

Local SHIIP counselors demystify Medicare

Nov 23, 2022 • 5 min. read

As the Dec. 7 deadline for the annual Medicare open enrollment period draws nearer, older adults with Medicare coverage are encouraged to participate in what New Hanover County Senior Resource Center officials call a “Medicare checkup” to ensure proper prescription drug coverage for the coming year.

Food + Drink | Local Food

The Green House Restaurant’s Parker Lewin talks art and science of mushrooms

Nov 17, 2022 • 4 min. read

Cooler weather coupled with lingering humidity in the Wilmington area creates ideal conditions for mushroom cultivation. As more exotic varieties pop up at farmers markets and grocery stores, The Green House Restaurant chef de cuisine Parker Lewin offers some advice for those looking to enjoy the bounty of the season at home.

Health + Wellness | Health Care Providers

‘Like you’re paying big money’: Free dental program for older adults underway

Nov 16, 2022 • 5 min. read

New Hanover County’s Older Adult Dental Program, a free county-funded service for residents ages 55 and older, launched in July. More than 200 county residents have utilized the services so far, which some have described as life-changing.


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